Postdoc in building a superconducting quantum computer – Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, 2022

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Postdoc position in building a superconducting quantum computer at Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology within the Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2) Department, at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, 2022

Qualification Details

To qualify for the position of postdoc, you must hold a doctoral degree in Physics, Applied Physics, Nanotechnology, or equivalent, obtained no more than three years prior to the application deadline (according to the current agreement with the Swedish Agency for Government Employers). You need to be motivated for a career in quantum technology, be it in academia or at an institute or company. You have a collaborative attitude and an interest in working both independently and collaboratively in a team environment, sharing best practices and assuming responsibility. You are self-propelled, pay attention to detail, and possess a problem-solving analytical ability. We are looking for someone with expertise in some of the following: - design and fabrication of superconducting circuits - experimental quantum computing - microwave quantum optics or related fields in experimental physics. The position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English. Swedish is not a requirement but Chalmers offers Swedish courses.

Responsibilities/Job Description

To qualify for the position of postdoc, you must hold a doctoral degree in Physics, Applied Physics, Nanotechnology, or equivalent, obtained no more than three years prior to the application deadline (according to the current agreement with the Swedish Agency for Government Employers). You need to be motivated for a career in quantum technology, be it in academia or at an institute or company. You have a collaborative attitude and an interest in working both independently and collaboratively in a team environment, sharing best practices and assuming responsibility. You are self-propelled, pay attention to detail, and possess a problem-solving analytical ability. We are looking for someone with expertise in some of the following:- design and fabrication of superconducting circuits- experimental quantum computing- microwave quantum optics or related fields in experimental physics.The position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English. Swedish is not a requirement but Chalmers offers Swedish courses.

How to Apply?

Application Method: online_applicationRef. No. 20220498

Application Procedure

The application should be marked with Ref 20220498 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as PDF-files, as below. Maximum size for each file is 40 MB. Please note that the system does not support Zip files. CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including:

  • CV, include complete list of publications
  • Previous teaching and pedagogical experiences
  • Two references that we can contact.
Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)1-3 pages where you:
  • Introduce yourself
  • Describe your previous research fields and main research results
  • Describe your future goals and future research focus
Other documents: Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates. Use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form.

About the Department/Section/Group

You will work in the stimulating research environment of the Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology (WACQT), a 12-year initiative started in 2018 with the purpose of advancing Swedish academia and industry to the forefront of quantum technology, and to build a Swedish quantum computer. You will be part of the Quantum Technology Laboratory (QTL) within the Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2) Department. MC2 hosts a state-of-the-art nanofabrication facility and as a member of QTL you will have access to measurement laboratories for superconducting quantum devices.

Note or Other details

Chalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the coastal city of Gothenburg. Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees. Chalmers aims to actively improve our gender balance. We work broadly with equality projects, for example the GENIE Initiative on gender equality for excellence. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

Contact Details

Dr Giovanna Tancredi Email: [email protected] Phone: +46735967429